The health and safety of our residents and visitors is the highest priority of the City of Kirkland. As part of King County, Kirkland is in Phase 2 of Governor Inslee’s “Safe Start” re-opening. Although many City services are available online, City Hall and most City buildings are closed to the public as part of our response to COVID-19.

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Beaches

If you’ve recreated or relaxed along any of Kirkland’s vibrant, sandy shorelines, it should come as no surprise that in 2020, Kirkland landed on Wallethub’s esteemed list of the country’s best lakefront beach towns. Our sparkling City’s firmly held position six! 

Kirkland is synonymous for lakeside fun in the summer sun, with beaches offering everything from energetic, packed shorelines, to meandering lakeside pathways filled with wildlife. Our stunning collection of lakeside beaches boasts lush walking trails, sandy sports courts, endless opportunities for on-the-water adventures, spectacular views, and docks that jut boldly out over Lake Washington’s refreshing depths. There is something for everyone to enjoy, no matter what your passion!

Water Activities

Kirkland is home to beautiful waterfront parks and beaches with an array of boating activities. Spectacular year-round sunsets reflect the mood of the region and the season.

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